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LIN 19/214 Other as made
This instrument specifies to the Minister’s satisfaction the bodies located in, and have responsibility for, the part of a designated regional area in Australia where a nominated position is located.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 13 Nov 2019
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Tabled HR25-Nov-2019
Tabled Senate25-Nov-2019
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Migration (LIN 19/214: Regional Certifying Bodies) Instrument 2019

I, David Coleman, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, make the following instrument.

Dated         8 November                                  2019

David Coleman

Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs

 

 

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Regional Certifying Bodies...................................................................................................... 2

5  Application............................................................................................................................... 4

 

 


1  Name

(1)          This instrument is the Migration (LIN 19/214: Regional Certifying Bodies) Instrument 2019.

(2)          This instrument may be cited as LIN 19/214.

2  Commencement

The whole of this instrument commences at the same time as Schedule 2 to the Migration Amendment (New Skilled Regional Visas) Regulations 2019.

3  Authority

This instrument is made under subregulation 2.72C(20) of the Migration Regulations 1994 (the Regulations).

 


 

4  Regional Certifying Bodies

(1)   For the purposes of paragraph 2.72C(19)(a) of the Regulations, each body listed in a table in subsection (3) is specified as a Regional Certifying Body.

(2)   A Regional Certifying Body listed in subsection (3) has responsibility for a part of Australia that is a designated regional area listed in an instrument in writing made under the Regulations.

(3)   The bodies listed in the following tables are Regional Certifying Bodies:

 

Table 1:  New South Wales 

Item

Body

1          

Central NSW - Regional Development Australia, Central West Inc

2          

Central NSW - Regional Development Australia, Orana Inc

3          

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

4          

Eastern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Central Coast Inc

5          

Northern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Hunter Inc

6          

Northern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Mid North Coast Inc

7          

Northern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Northern Inland Inc

8          

Northern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Northern Rivers Inc

9          

Southern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Far South Coast

10      

Southern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Illawarra Inc

11      

Southern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Murray Inc

12      

Southern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Riverina Inc

13      

Southern NSW - Regional Development Australia, Southern Inland Inc

14      

Western NSW - Regional Development Australia, Far West Inc

 

Table 2:   Victoria

Item

Body

1          

Ballarat City Council

2          

City of Greater Bendigo

3          

Commerce Ballarat

4          

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (Geelong)

5          

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (Mildura)

6          

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (Traralgon)

7          

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (Wangaratta)

8          

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (Wodonga)

9          

Greater Geelong City Council

10      

Greater Shepparton City Council

11      

Rural City of Wangaratta City Council

12      

Swan Hill Rural City Council

13      

Warrnambool City Council

14      

Wimmera Development Association Inc

 

Table 3: Queensland

Item

Body

1          

Central Qld - Central Western Queensland Remote Area Planning and Development Board

2          

Central Qld - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Rockhampton and Central Qld)

3          

Central Qld - Gladstone Area Promotion and Development Limited

4          

Central Qld - Mount Isa Chamber of Commerce

5          

Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Brisbane)

6          

North Qld - Cairns Chamber of Commerce

7          

North Qld - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Cairns and Far North Qld)

8          

North Qld - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Mackay)

9          

North Qld - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Townsville and North Qld)

10      

South East Qld - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Gold Coast)

11      

South East Qld - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Sunshine Coast)

12      

South West Qld - Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (Toowoomba)

13      

South West Qld - Maranoa Regional Council

 

Table 4: Western Australia

Item

Body

1

Department of Training and Workforce Development

2

RDA Goldfields Esperance

 

Table 5: South Australia

Item

Body

1

Department for Innovation and Skills

 

Table 6: Tasmania

Item

Body

1

Department of State Growth

 

Table 7:  Australian Capital Territory

Item

Body

1

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

 

Table 8: Northern Territory

Item

Body

1

Department of Trade, Business and Innovation

 

5  Application

This instrument applies in relation to the following:

(a)    an application for approval of a nomination for a Subclass 494 (Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional)) visa made on or after 16 November 2019; and

(b)   an application for a Subclass 494 (Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional)) visa made on or after 16 November 2019, if the related application for approval of a nomination is made on or after that date.